There are lot of lottery scams going on in the Internet.Without purchasing any ticket, no one can win a lottery. So, be careful about such kind of frauds.
The following is another email I got from
British Online Lottery on 03-December-2007.
British Online Lottery
P. O. Box 4279
Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM
16th NOvember, 2007.
We happily announce to you the draw (#954) of the British online Sweepstakes
International program held on 16th NOvember, 2007 which was co-hosted by major
domain providers like YAHOO ,HOTMAIL, and other well known domain providers,
thereby giving every email user the legibility and opportunity to be randomly
selected for the prize.This means your email address registered you for the
game.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188
number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: ((13)-(43)-(06)-(15)-(02)-(40)bonus #
(09),which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5
plus bonus.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £250,000
(Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterling) in cash credited to file
BOL/9023118308/03 This is from a total cash prize of £5,000,000 shared amongst
the first Twenty (20) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus.
All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide
Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions,
associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This
place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our
European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play
coupon. In view of this, your £250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds
sterling) would be released to you by any of our affiliated
companies. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to
facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security
reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till
your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you
deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to
avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.
To begin the claiming process of your prize you are to
contact our accredited claims officer with the information
you shall find below:
Mr. WIlliams Ford
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs , PE9 2YP , London
Provide him with these following details with which he will begin the
processing of your winnings.
1.Name in full.
Mrs Steffan .K. Lloyds.
Online coordinator for British ONLINE
Sweepstakes International Program.
The following is an another email fraud i received in my mail box
BEWARE OF SUCH FRAUDS.
If you replied them or if you send your credit card number,
YOU ARE DOOMED